Jeffrey Salmon became Deputy Director for Resource Management in July, 2008. He joined the Department of Energy in March 2001, as Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary. In 2002, he joined the Office of Science as the Chief of Staff to the Director of the Office of Science. He later moved to the newly created office of the Under Secretary for Science as the Associate Under Secretary. Prior to coming to the Department of Energy, he worked on Capitol Hill, in the Department of Defense, the National Defense University, and the private sector. He received his Ph.D. in World Politics at the Catholic University of America.

As Deputy Director for Resource Management, Mr. Salmon is responsible for managing the following offices within the Office of Science: Program Direction and Analysis; Grants and Contracts; Budget; Business Policy and Operations; and The Office of Scientific and Technical Information. As one of three Deputy Directors of the Office of Science, he reports to the Director of the Office of Science.